Personal details

Professor Carol Dickenson
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PhD (University of Queensland), BBus(Mgt) (Queensland Inst. of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Member, Australian Qualifcations Framework (AQF) Council
  • Member, AHEIA Executive Committee
  • Member of the Universities Australia Standing Group for Quality
  • Member, Universities Australia D/PVC (A) Group
  • Member, ATN DVC (A) Group
  • Member, Chairs of Academic Boards
  • Member, Brisbane Universities Languages Hub Steering Committee
  • Chartered Member – Australian Human Resources Institute


Professor Carol Dickenson is Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). The six faculties: QUT Business School; Creative Industries; Education; Health; Law; Science and Engineering, as well as QUT’s Research Institutes: The Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation; and the Institute for Future Environments report to the SDVC. Prior to commencing in this role in 2012, Professor Dickenson was QUT Registrar from 2002 to 2011 and Director, Human Resources at QUT from 1997 to 2002. Professor Dickenson held the positions of Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Business, QUT from 1996 to 1997 and Lecturer, School of Management, QUT from 1989 to 1995. Whilst working in the Faculty of Business, Professor Dickenson was appointed on secondment to a number of management positions. These include Academic Advisor to the Dean, Faculty of Business, QUT from 1995 to 1996;   Project Leader, Senior Management Development Program Project, Australian Centre in Strategic Management, QUT from January to June 1993; and as Manager, Public Sector Management Commission from 1990 to 1992. She has also worked as a consultant. Professor Dickenson is actively involved with a range of public sector and education agencies and is a member of the Universities Australia Standing Group for Quality. Professor Dickenson has a Bachelor of Business (Management) from QUT and completed her PhD at the University of Queensland in 1994.

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